Flexible spending accounts claims deadline

The deadline for employees to submit claims against their 2016 flexible spending accounts is March 31. Claims for any dependent care expenses that incurred on or before Dec. 31, 2016, and for any medical expenses that incurred on or before March 15, 2017, will be accepted.

Money remaining in a dependent care spending account, medical spending account or limited-use medical spending account after the plan year and after any grace period ends cannot be returned or carried forward to the 2017 plan year.

Claims can be submitted online.

For more information, visit the Benefits Office website

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